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Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
it calls for how they will pay for the government going forward. after march 27th the budget issues are high on the priority list. there are challenges as he faces the republican house. he heard from paul ryan and dick durbin and their opinions on what the president needs to do going forward. >> the green line is historic tax rates, how much we raise in taxes and the blue is how many increases president obama is calling for. the red is where spending is going. spending is the problem, revenues are not the problem. if you keep chasing them they will hurt economic growth, shut down the economy and won't get the budget balanced. >> what i heard the president say was programs like social security and medicare and med aid critically important for our future and we need to have a bipartisan commitment to make them work. bob and i have been in a lot of meetings talking about deficit reduction. we need reform in the programs that mean they will live on to serve future generations. that's the message i took from the president. >> referring to bob corker to the left of the screen. the preside
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am EST
week, encouraging signs on jobs and higher home prices, the government reported homes of new sales shot up in 2012. home sales up almost 14%. diana covers real estate for cnbc. >> home building definitely improved in 2012. nowhere near we need it to be. running at half the housing starts we would be in a normal year. only . >> any improvement is good news for this custom home building outside of columbus, ohio. they haven't been this busy since the housing bubble burst in 2006. >> we're very excited. last year was good, expecting this year to be great. >> reporter: the dow has finished each yoear higher than it began. it is poised to set a new record high since 2006. encouraging for american who's have an estimated 6.5 trillion of their retirement savings tied up in stocks. analysts say the rally began after washington policy makers avoided the fiscal can cliff. and investors chase higher stock prices. >> hey, wait a minute, the market is getting better. maybe the economy is getting better. the train is leaving the station. i better not let it leave without me. >> reporter: the eco
Jan 26, 2013 9:00am PST
of government. bush, terrorism, liberty and defense, okay? so i guess those must have been really really really radically conservative inaugural speeches. because obama's must have been radically liberal. i don't buy either of those arguments. i think inaugural speeches are meant to be lofty, 30,000 word speeches about the country. so just because barack obama said gay people. i know a lot of gay republicans that. doesn't make them liberal. >> michael, the president won. and i know people often talk about i know you said as well this is a center right country. are we still a center right country? we keep re-electing -- >> i think in large measure we are. polls have shown that yeah, there's some changing attitudes on marriage, for example, and on guns. but i think by and large the country does find itself particularly when it comes to the fiscal management of the country as a much more center right perspective. but i would agree with jimmy. i think that this speech was in many respects it was a hey, i won speech. and you know, i now feel that i can speak to the more loftier goals o
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